Oginohana Masaaki

Oginohana Masaaki
Oginohana Masaaki
Oginohana Masaaki
Oginohana Masaaki
Oginohana Masaaki
Oginohana Masaaki

Oginohana Masaaki
Oginohana Masaaki
小城ノ花 正昭
Personal information
Born Masaaki Motomura
November 29, 1935
Ogi, Saga, Japan
Died December 16, 2006 (aged 71)
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)
Weight 124 kg (273 lb)
Career
Stable Dewanoumi
Record 524-522-9
Debut January, 1952
Highest rank Sekiwake (November, 1962)
Retired May, 1967
Championships 1 (Makushita)
Special Prizes Technique (1)
Outstanding Performance (1)
Gold Stars 3
Oginohana Masaaki ( born Masaaki Motomura, 29 November 1935 – 16 December 2006) was a sumo wrestler from Ogi, Saga, Japan. He made his professional debut in 1952 and reached the top makuuchi division in 1957. His highest rank was sekiwake. He retired in 1967 and worked as a coach at Dewanoumi stable before leaving the Sumo Association in 2000 upon reaching the mandatory retirement age of 65. He was the father of Oginohana Akikazu and Oginishiki Yasutoshi, both successful sumo wrestlers themselves.

Oginohana Masaaki
Year in sumo January
Hatsu basho, Tokyo March
Haru basho, Osaka May
Natsu basho, Tokyo July
Nagoya basho, Nagoya September
Aki basho, Tokyo November
Kyūshū basho, Fukuoka
1952 East Shinjo
2–1
x East Jonidan #22
6–2
x West Sandanme #45
3–5
x
1953 East Sandanme #45
4–4
West Sandanme #41
5–3
West Sandanme #29
2–6
x East Sandanme #36
3–5
x
1954 East Sandanme #39
4–4
East Sandanme #31
6–2
East Sandanme #11
3–5
x West Sandanme #13
3–5
x
1955 West Sandanme #18
4–4
East Sandanme #13
5–3
West Makushita #58
6–2
x East Makushita #39
7–1
x
1956 West Makushita #18
5–2–1
West Makushita #11
5–3
West Makushita #5
5–3
x East Makushita #4
3–5
x
1957 East Makushita #6
4–4
West Makushita #4
8–0
Champion
West Jūryō #12
12–3
x West Jūryō #4
12–3
East Maegashira #18
7–8

1958 East Maegashira #19
7–8
East Maegashira #21
8–7
West Maegashira #16
9–6
East Maegashira #11
6–9
West Maegashira #14
8–7
East Maegashira #13
9–6

1959 West Maegashira #9
10–5
East Maegashira #5
3–12
East Maegashira #14
9–6
East Maegashira #11
7–8
East Maegashira #12
9–6
West Maegashira #6
6–9

1960 West Maegashira #9
9–6
West Maegashira #6
7–8
West Maegashira #8
8–6–1
East Maegashira #6
8–7
East Maegashira #2
9–6
O★ East Komusubi #2
7–8

1961 West Maegashira #1
5–10
West Maegashira #5
6–9
West Maegashira #7
6–9
East Maegashira #11
9–6
West Maegashira #5
10–5
West Maegashira #1
8–7

1962 East Maegashira #1
7–8
East Maegashira #2
6–9
West Maegashira #3
8–7
East Maegashira #2
6–9
West Maegashira #4
10–5
West Sekiwake
9–6
T
1963 West Sekiwake
8–7
West Sekiwake
4–11
East Maegashira #4
8–7
West Maegashira #1
6–9
West Maegashira #2
7–8
West Maegashira #2
5–10

1964 West Maegashira #6
7–8
East Maegashira #7
11–4
East Maegashira #1
3–12
West Maegashira #7
4–11
East Maegashira #13
9–6
East Maegashira #9
6–9

1965 West Maegashira #11
7–8
West Maegashira #12
9–6
East Maegashira #7
6–9
East Maegashira #9
6–9
East Maegashira #12
9–6
East Maegashira #6
4–11

1966 East Maegashira #15
8–7
East Maegashira #13
8–7
East Maegashira #12
7–8
East Maegashira #13
6–9
West Maegashira #15
3–12
East Jūryō #7
5–10

1967 West Jūryō #12
8–7
East Jūryō #8
7–8
East Makushita #2
Retired
0–0–7 x x x
Record given as win-loss-absent Top Division Champion Retired Lower Divisions
Sanshō key: F=Fighting spirit; O=Outstanding performance; T=Technique Also shown: ★=Kinboshi(s); P=Playoff(s)
Divisions: Makuuchi — Jūryō — Makushita — Sandanme — Jonidan — Jonokuchi
Makuuchi ranks: Yokozuna — Ōzeki — Sekiwake — Komusubi — Maegashira
References
reference: “Oginohana Masaaki Rikishi Information”. Sumo Reference. Retrieved 18 February 2016.
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